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Recent News

There's always a lot happening at the Center for Community Engagement & Service. Click on the links below to learn more about what our students, staff, and alumni are up to!

Our Community Partner Wins AU Alumni Award

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September 16, 2016 -

DC Doors' Executive Director, Janethe Pena SIS/BA '02, recently received a 2016 AU Alumni Award. We have worked extensively with DC Doors for several of our programs, including the MLK Day of Service and Explore DC.

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Alternative Break Student Leader Cohort Applications, 2017-2018

Fix vs. Help vs. Serve. Apply to lead a program with a focus you're passionate about, change minds and change your world. Alternative Breaks


All American University Alternative Breaks are student lead and start with the proposal process. See the information to your right about how to apply. 

Do you have leadership but need program ideas? Let us know!
Here are some program proposal ideas that might spark your interest:
* Xenophobia in Europe - what does the future hold?
* Preservation, identity and nationalism, a view from Standing Rock
* Community Policing and Race relations in Baltimore or Ferguson
* Your idea goes here:__________________________________!

Summer 2018 Program Proposal Applications are due June 24th!

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